meeting with shop employees. “At
that meeting they decide how they’re
going to get the work out,” Dickinson
says. “They’ll sit and brainstorm, and
essentially interpret what comes out
of the Monday managers’ meeting,”
A board posted in the shop allows
employees from any department to
look and see all pending jobs and
due dates. In addition, employees are
actively solicited for ideas on how to
make manufacturing more efficient,
The addition of a Homag BOF 712 Optimat CNC router in 2003 has helped
Universal Custom Display’s production flow tremendously, though initially
employees were resistant to using it.
set,” Dickinson says. has been waiting five months for a set
Customer service All wood and acrylic work is done of store fixtures from another store
UCD offers full service on on-site at UCD. Metal work, graphics fixture company. “We’re busier than
projects, so customers don’t have to and lighting are locally outsourced. we’ve ever been right now,” Dickinson
go elsewhere for graphics, lighting or To demonstrate the flexibility and says, “but if they really needed it and
bins. “Customers love that they can go customer service orientation of UCD, they were a good customer, I could
into a store and their fixture is ready to Dickinson mentions a customer that build this – with the screen print, the
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